8 thoughts on “The shrine of Beverley Nichols: should one worship?

  1. I only know him as the author of The tree That Sar Down. By the time I knew he wrote for grown ups as well I’d been put off.

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      1. I haven’t read them for many years but twee isn’t how I remember his children’s books. I remember them as being strange, a bit dark and not particularly enjoyable. I did use to read them but they didn’t make me want to read his adult books either.

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  2. I’m so glad to find yet another convert to an author I’ve loved for years. IMO Down the Garden Path is the best gardening book ever written. I think the first trilogy is better than the other two.
    I’ve written quite a lot about him on my blog.

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  3. I found a little goes a long way and his later books lose the charm the earlier ones have, but when he’s on form he’s so much fun I can’t resist him. Am I right in thinking he did cat food adverts in later life?

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  4. Thanks for reminding me about him I used t read weekly column in Woman’s Own, and then discovered his books, which I loved

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